All car tyres have differing dimensions which are printed on the outer rubber surface. All passenger car tyres in Wednesbury have varying sizes which makes them suitable for use on specific types of vehicles. High-performance cars and SUVs use large wheels while sedans have slightly smaller versions. At Martini Tyre Services, we have an inventory which stores a vast array of tyres of different sizes.
It is essential for our customers to read and decode the symbols they see on the sidewall. Tyres size has a standardised system of measurement in UK and depicts various aspects.
You can easily purchase a new set of tyres when you know what to look out for.
Reading tyre sizes
First, you need to find the tyre size printed on the external surface of a wheel. There is an alphanumeric code which holds all the details of that model.
Many car tyres in Wednesbury, for example, share a standard size chart- “215/60 R16”. It is very often used in conventional hatchbacks used for city driving.
These letters announce that:
- The tyre has a total surface breadth of 215 millimetres. It is the whole part which touches the road surface.
- “60” denotes that this model has an aspect ratio of 60 per cent. Most premium wheels have aspect ratios of above 70.
- The letter “R” depicts that it is a radial tyre.
- Finally, these tyres have a rim diameter of 16 inches.
If you are looking to purchase a new set of car tyres in Wednesbury, ensure you choose a reliable facility like Martini Tyre Services.
No two vehicles accept the same set of tyres unless they belong to the same segment. If you are unsure of which tyres size in Wednesbury to choose, visit our facility. You can easily book an appointment by calling our service representative on 0121 526 6594.
Also, you can buy tyres online via our website.